Kimberly Burnham, PhD is an Integrative Manual Therapist, Certified (I.M.T.C.), Her training includes studies at the Connecticut School of Integrative Manual Therapy, Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation, and State of Connecticut with Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD., P.T., I.MT.C, President and Jay B. Kain, PhD, P.T., A.T.C., I.MT.C, Dean. Certified January 15, 2002. Manual Therapy Training Studies with Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Horizons. Bloomfield, CT. www.CenterIMT.net and www.InstituteofIMT.com
Kimberly Burnham took many of the following classes several times and then went on to teach for Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation, Northeast Seminars, the Connecticut School of Integrative Manual Therapy, as well as individual hospitals and clinics around the world, including Hong Kong, Germany, Canada, and Italy.
Resume of Coursework
Myofascial Release Technique and Myofascial Mapping DCR with Jay B. Kain, March 11-13, 1999.
Myofascial Mapping and Diagnostics DCR with Kimberly Burnham February 27, 2000.
Strain and Counterstrain
Neuromuscular Function with Manual Therapy for the Orthopedic and neurologic Patient, Strian and Counterstrin Technique, Northesst Seminars with Joseph Belander, P.T. Jan 15-1999
Advanced Strain-Counterstrain Techniques, Dedicated to Lawarence Jones, D.O., NorthEast Se3minars with Tom Giammatteo, P.T. ,D.C. Sep 11-13, 1997
Osteopathic Strain and Counterstrain at the Canadian College of Osteopathy.
Muscle Energy, Biomechancis and Treatments for the MusculoSkeletal System
Biomechanics with Muscle Energy Technique and Beyond for the Pelvis, Sacrum, Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Northeast Seminars with Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, P.T. May 25-28, 1995; Northeast Seminars with Suzanne Joseph, M.S., P.T. May 14-16, 1999.
Integrative Manual Therapy for the Low Back and Spine; Advanced Clinical Biomechanics of Sacrum (MET2) Dec-5, 1999 Kimberly Burnham, R.M.T., I.M.T.C
Muscle Energy and Beyond: The Upper & Lower Extremities and Rib Cage, Regional Physical Therapy and Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation with Kris Roy, P.T. May 5-7, 2000
Type III Dysfunction with Muscle Energy and 'Beyond Technique, Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation (DCR) with Rosemary Hagery, P.T. May 1-3, 1998
A Practical Approach to Current Concepts in Biomechanics, May 21-23, 1999 Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation (DCR) with Justin Wrnick, DPM, Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiactric Medicine Bloomfield, CT.
Compression Syndromes 1 Upper Extremities August 27-29, 1999 DCR with Kris Albrecht
Compression Syndromes 2 Lower Extremities Aug 24-26, 1999 DCR with Kris Albrecht
Compression Syndromes 3: Diagrams 1999 Northeast Seminars with Thomas Giammatteo, P.T., D.C. May 28-30, 1999.
Mechanical Link I, ML II. Manual Therapy Studies with The Upledger Institute. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. with Paul Chauffour, D.O.. Feb-July 98 (8 days).
Biomechanics with Biovalen Systems, Illuminatis Seminars & SouthWest Seminars: Biomechanical Regulators (BMR) DCR, SouthWest Seminars & Illuminatis with Frank Lowen, ICST, Aug 25-27, 2000.
Advanced Bimechanical Regulators Training with Frank Lowen, June 18, 2001
The Bone, Therapeutic Horizons with Frank Lowen and Sharon W. Giammatteo, May 3-6, 2001.
Manual Therapy Solutions for Bone Bruise, Osteomalasia & Osteoporosis, DCR with Lissa Wheeler, M.T., IMTC, Feb 1-4, 2005.
Toe Walking, Adult and Pediatric, An Advanced Course, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, Aug 18-20, 2006.
Visceral Mobilization (Heart, Lungs, GI, Pancreas) May 1995 - Nov 2000. (55 days).
GI: Visceral Mobiliation with Muscle Energy and Beyond Techniques Focused on the Gastrointestinal Tract, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo and Tom Giammatteo. Apr 23-25, 1999.
Lungs: Respiratory Rehabilitation with Integrative Manual Therapy DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo Aug 21-23, 1999.
Lung Management Pulmonary Insufficiency & Oxidative Strees, Integrative Manual Therapy Physical Functional Medicine (PFM), DCR May 22-24, 2004.
Heart: Cardiac Habilitation, DCR with Frank Lowen, ICTS and Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, P.T., IMTC, and Thomas Giammatteo, DC, PT, IMTC.Aug 22-24, 2000.
Biologic Analogs for Circulation Mobilization, DCR with Kris Albrecht, M.S., P.T., IMTC. Nov 16-19, 2007.
Template Therapy A Heart Protocol Integrative Manual Therapy for Internal Medicine, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, Aug 11-13, 2007
Pancreas: Integrative Manual Therapy for Diabetes Symptoms, DCR, Sharon W. Giammatteo and Thomas A. Gaimmatteo, D.c, P.T., IMTC. Aug 17-19, 2004
Visceral Manipulation with the Upledger Institute. June 1995 - May 1997. (30 days).Palm Beach, FL www.upledger.com
Visceral Manipulation 1A (VM IA) Manual Therapy Studies with The Upledger Institute. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. with Frank Lowen May 21-25, 1997; Dee Ahern June 15-19, 1995,
Visceral Manipulation 1B (VMIB) Upledger Institute with Sharon Weiselfish Giammatteo Sept 19-22, 1996 ,
Visceral Manipulation 2 (VM II) 4 days, Upledger Institute with Dee Dettmann Ahern, P.T. Dec 14-17, 1995 ,
Practical Integration - Visceral Manipulation (PIVM) (3 days) Upledger Institute with Sharon Weiselfish Giammatteo, Jan 27-29, 1996;,
Advanced Visceral Manipulation Workshop (AVM) (4 days) Upledger Institute with Frank Lowen, M.T Feb 8-11, 1996 ,
Advanced Level 2 Visceral Manipulation Workshop (AVM II) (3 days) Upledger Institute with Jean Pierre Baral, D.O. July 18-20,.1996;
Clinical Symposium in Visceral Manipulation. Upledger Institute with Jean Pierre Barral, July 18-21, 1996
Manual Therapy Manual Lymph Drainage
Endermologie Training Program. LPG with Bertrand Morelle, P.T. (8 hrs) Bloomfield, CT. April 15-16, 2000 http://www.lpgsystems.com/endermologie/index.php
Lymph 1-4. Compression Syndromes 1-3 DCR. May 1995 - Nov 2000. (21 days).
The Lymph and Organs. Candian College of Ostopathy with Philippe Druelle, DO. Jan 30, 1999. (1 day)
Lymph 1: Lymph Drainage, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo July 16-18, 1999.
Lymph 2: Immune Preference, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo Nov 3-5, 2000
Lymph 3 & Lymph 4
Integrative Manual Therapy for Inflammation, DCR With Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, PT, IMTC, Jun 28-30, 2003
Multiple Systems Breakdown, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, Mar 22-24, 2001.
Biologic Solutions for Infectious Disorders, DCR wtih Sharon W. Giammatteo, Thomas Giammatteo, May 5-6, 2005
Men and Women's Health
Women's and Men's Health DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo
Kidneys, Bladder and Renal System, DCR with Shaorn W. Giammatteo
Pelvis Level 4 (BAAL1) Nov 11, 1998
Pediatrics & Children
Children and Diagnostics (IDPEDS) Diagnostics for Pediatrics. Aug 19, 2000 DCR (3 days)
Protocols for Learning Diabilities, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, Ayelet G. Weiselfish, PhD, PT, IMTC, and Sue Leger, PhD, P.T., IMTC, Aug 14-16, 2004
Integrative Manual Therapu for Autism with Sharon W. Giammatteo and Ayelet G. Wieselfish
Peaceful Touch Research Conference, A Healthy Touch Curriculum for Children, Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy Advanced Studies Program with Linda Derick, Jessica Porter, Oct 10, 2006. http://www.liddlekidz.com/peaceful-touch.html Peaceful Touch® began in Stockholm, Sweden, in the early 1990s. The beginnings of Peaceful Touch® focused on teachers and school aides learning basic Swedish massage techniques in order to provide Peaceful Touch for Children. http://images.acswebnetworks.com/1/1322/ThomasVandemarkJoyceTriggerPeacefulTouch.pdf massage for children. Everywhere they began to introduce the program, the children themselves assimilated the basic massage strokes, and children as well as adults gave and received Peaceful Touch®.
Books: Mary Fiorentino, A Basis for Sensorimotor development-Normal and Abnormal: the Influence of Primitive, Postural Reflexes on the Development and Distribution of Tone. and Reflex Testing Methods for Evaluation CNS Development
Geriatric Rehabilition, Focus on Structural Integration and Recovery, DCR, Sharon, W. Giammatteo, Aug 16-18, 2003
Integrative Diagnostics - Integrative Diagnostics 4 Part Series and Integrative Diagnostics for Applied Psychosynthesis, DCR with Sharon W. Giammateo, Thomas Giammatteo, D.C., P.T. and Lissa Wheeler, MT. Feb 97 - Aug 00. (12 days)
Topographical Anatomy All Systems, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, Feb 18-19, 2006.
Manual Pattern Recognition Training Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. May 2003, March 2004, Nov 2004, May 2006, Nov, 2006, Nov 2007,. DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, David Berebaum, Pt., IMTC; Frank Gentile, P.T., IMTC; John Alegi, P.T., IMTC.
Treatment of Limbic Reaction Response, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo and Lissa Wheeler, Oct 22-24, 2004
Letting Go of Depression, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, PT, IMTC; Karen Drucker, PsyD; Karen Pape, M.D.; Anthony Brea, D.C.; Bill Shvin, M.D., D.Ht. Aug 23-25, 2002
Diagnostics with Illuminatis Seminars & SouthWest Seminars:Manual Perceptions Level One: Introduction, Illuminatus with Frank Lowen, I.M.T.C. Feb 10-12, 2001
Diagnostics with Illuminatis Seminars & SouthWest Seminars:Manual Perceptions Level Two, Illuminatus with Frank Lowen, I.M.T.C. Octo 19, 2001
Cranial Therapist / CranioSacral Therapist: Advanced Craniosacral Therapist, Cranial Therapy and Vision Therapy Training
CranioSacral Therapy 1, Manual Therapy Studies with The Upledger Institute. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. with Alex McLaughlin, RMT Feb 3-7, 1993; CranioSacral Therapy 2 (CST II) Upledger Institute with Jim Green Dec 16-19, 1993; SomatoEmotional Release, Upledger Institute wtih Nancy Platt (24 hrs) Sept 17-20, 1994, Clinical Symposium. Upledger Institute with John E. Upledger, D.O., O.M.M. (12 hrs), Nov 11-12. 1994; February 1993 - September 1994. (11 days)
Cranial 1, The Foundation Cranial Class, The Milne Institute with Hugh Milne, author of The Heart of Listening, April 8-11,1999 (4 days / 32 hours). www.MilneInstitute.com; Cranial 2, Coupled Holds, Sacral Work and Unwinding, Visionary CarnioSacral Work, The Milne Institute with Hugh Milne Nov 25-28, 1999.
Cranial and General Osteopathy Program, Canadian College of Osteopathy with Philippe Druelle, D.O. Toronto, Ontario. September 1996 - 2001. Fourth of five years completed. (32 courses, 123 days)
Specific Osteoarticular Adjustment & Soft Tissue Tech. Canaidan College of Osteopathy and North American Association of Traditional Osteopathic Colleges with Harold I.Magoun. Feb 19-21,1999.(3days). Philippe Druelle, D.O., Jean-Guy Sicotte, M.D., D.O., Vlodek Kluczynski.
Cranial Therapy Series CTS One DCR with Kris Albrecht, P.T.April 16-19, 1998,CTS Two DCR with Kris Albrecht, P.T.June 5-7, 1998, CTS Three DCR with Kris Albrecht, P.T., Aug 6-9, 1998 CTS Four DCR With Sharon W. Giammatteo Nov 5-8, 1998; Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation (DCR). April 1998 - Sept 2000. (19 days); CTS 5 Postural Relexes, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatoe, Sept 9-11, 2000; CTS 6 Blood Flow Techniques DCR with Sharon Weiself-Giammatteo, PhD, P.T., I.M.T.C. Jan 27-29, 2001; CTS 7 The Eye, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatoe, Oct 13-15, 2001,
Functional Frontiers Vision Conference Feb 11-12, 2003 Boulder, Colorado. Presentor: Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, P.T., I.M.P.T.; Thomas Giammateo, DC, P.T.; Kimberly Burnham, PhD; Abe Shapiro, O.D., Behavioral Optometrist; and Dror Schneider, Director, School of Self-Healing.
Brain, Nervous System & Spinal Health Specialist
Cranial Therapy Series 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. DCR. April 1998 - Sept 2000. (19 days)
Neural Tissue Tension Northeast Seminars with Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, PT, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, PhD, P.T.Dec 3-6, 1997; Feb 12-15, 1997; Feb 5-7, 1999.
Spinal Integration 1 Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation with Debbie Harrison, L.M.T.. June 8, 1997
Threshold Electrical Stimulation (TES) with DCR with Sue Leger, PhD, P.T. Nov 2, 2002
Biologic Analogs: Neural Mobilization Upledger Institute with Frank Lowen and Sharon Weiselfish Giammateo Feb 29-March 3, 1996;, Circulation Mobilization, Therapeutic Horizons with Frank Lowen and Sharon Weiselfish Giammatteo October 3-6, 1995; October 3-6, 1996; Nov 11-14, 1998; June 25-28, 1999,
Pelvis, Advanced Level 1, Therapeutic Horizons with Frank Lowen with Sharon W Giamatteo Nov 12-15, 1998; Oct 26-29, 2000; Oct 4-7, 1997; Pelvis, Advanced Level 2; Pelvis, Advanced Level 3 Therapeutic Horizons with Frank Lowen with Sharon W Giamatteo, Nov 10-13, 2000; Biologic Analogs, Autonomic Neuro-Reflexogenic Associations Therapeutic Horizons with Frank Lowen and Sharon W Giamatteo Oct 3-7, 1997 Therapeutic Horizons. Mar 96 - Oct 2000. (40 days)
The Ear and Correction of Vestibular Mechanisms with Integrative Manual Therapy, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, July 7-9, 2006.
The Brain (4 days), Subcortical Structures (4 days); Autonomic Nervous system (3 days) DCR 2003
The Spine, DCR with Sharon W. Giammatteo, Thomas Giammatteo, and Frank Lowen, Jan 12-14, 2002
Advanced Critical Thinking New IMT Products for Spine Management, DCR Sharon and Tom, August 13-15, 2005
Autonomic Nervous Stystem, DCR, Sharon W. Giammatteo, Aug 22-24, 2003
The Subcortical Process, DCR with Sharon W. Giammateo and Kimberly Burnham, PhD, Feb 7-10, 2004
Cranial Base: Treatment of Osseous, Muscular, Vascular, Fluid and Neural Dysfunctions with an Integrative Systems Approach, DCR, Sharon W. Giammateo, Augst 17-19, 2007.
Integrative Manual Therapy Symposium Poster Presentation, March 23-25, 2007. Parkinsons Symptom Recovery with Integrative Manual Therapy.
Middle Cerebral Artery, A CranialSacral Approach with Integrative Manual Therapy, DCR, Sharon W. Giammatteo, Feb 24-27, 2007.
Kimberly Burnham, PhD (Integrative Medicine, The Nerve Whisperer. For clinical consultations, coaching appointments via phone or skype, or presentation to your conference, organization, or radio show, please contact Kimberly Burnham at NerveWhisperer@gmail.com or (860) 221-8510 (PST) in Spokane, Washington. She consults in the US and Canada as well as around the world.
Kimberly Burnham, PhD (Integrative Medicine), The Nerve Whisperer